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Fish sandwich vs. Fast food — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fish sandwich and Fast food

  • Fish sandwich has less Vitamin B3, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, and Folate.
  • Fast food's daily need coverage for Vitamin B3 is 22% more.
  • Fish sandwich has 2 times more Sodium than Fast food. Fish sandwich has 602mg of Sodium, while Fast food has 331mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fast foods, fish sandwich, with tartar sauce and Fast foods, hamburger; single, regular patty; plain.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +414.3%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Manganese +35.2%
Contains more Selenium +12.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Equal in Potassium - 197
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 57% 18% 50% 19% 79% 14% 25% 35% 99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 19% 115% 20% 58% 18% 44% 69% 41% 47% 111%
Contains more Calcium +67.6%
Contains more Iron +104%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +414.3%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Manganese +35.2%
Contains more Selenium +12.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Equal in Potassium - 197

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.9%
Contains more Folate +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.9%
Contains more Choline +19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 6% 11% 6% 6% 53% 33% 41% 23% 17% 35% 86% 16% 34%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 8% 3% 0% 80% 84% 106% 32% 49% 60% 112% 19% 13%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +202.9%
Contains more Folate +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.9%
Contains more Choline +19%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +26%
Contains more Other +40.1%
Contains more Protein +60.5%
Contains more Carbs +18%
Equal in Fats - 12.01
10% 12% 27% 48% 2%
Protein: 10.29 g
Fats: 12.45 g
Carbs: 26.69 g
Water: 48.44 g
Other: 2.13 g
17% 12% 32% 38%
Protein: 16.52 g
Fats: 12.01 g
Carbs: 31.5 g
Water: 38.45 g
Other: 1.52 g
Contains more Water +26%
Contains more Other +40.1%
Contains more Protein +60.5%
Contains more Carbs +18%
Equal in Fats - 12.01

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +272.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.3%
18% 24% 58%
Saturated Fat: 1.949 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.595 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 6.257 g
41% 44% 15%
Saturated Fat: 4.493 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.835 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.68 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +272.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +86.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Maltose +52.6%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +70.8%
Contains more Fructose +54.4%
34% 42% 25%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.2 g
Fructose: 1.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.87 g
Galactose: 0 g
82% 7% 8% 2%
Starch: 22.87 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 2.05 g
Fructose: 2.27 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.57 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Maltose +52.6%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Glucose +70.8%
Contains more Fructose +54.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fish sandwich Fast food
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fish sandwich Fast food Opinion
Net carbs 25.69g 29.8g Fast food
Protein 10.29g 16.52g Fast food
Fats 12.45g 12.01g Fish sandwich
Carbs 26.69g 31.5g Fast food
Calories 257kcal 297kcal Fast food
Starch 22.87g Fast food
Fructose 1.47g 2.27g Fast food
Sugar 3.53g 4.88g Fish sandwich
Fiber 1g 1.7g Fast food
Calcium 37mg 62mg Fast food
Iron 1.5mg 3.06mg Fast food
Magnesium 25mg 27mg Fast food
Phosphorus 116mg 134mg Fast food
Potassium 206mg 197mg Fish sandwich
Sodium 602mg 331mg Fast food
Zinc 0.49mg 2.52mg Fast food
Copper 0.075mg 0.121mg Fast food
Manganese 0.264mg 0.357mg Fast food
Selenium 18µg 20.3µg Fast food
Vitamin A 87IU 51IU Fish sandwich
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 9µg Fast food
Vitamin E 0.55mg 0.38mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 9IU 2IU Fish sandwich
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Fish sandwich
Vitamin C 1.8mg 0mg Fish sandwich
Vitamin B1 0.21mg 0.317mg Fast food
Vitamin B2 0.14mg 0.363mg Fast food
Vitamin B3 2.15mg 5.617mg Fast food
Vitamin B5 0.37mg 0.53mg Fast food
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.212mg Fast food
Folate 46µg 80µg Fast food
Vitamin B12 0.68µg 0.89µg Fast food
Choline 28.9mg 34.4mg Fast food
Vitamin K 13.6µg 4.9µg Fish sandwich
Tryptophan 0.144mg Fast food
Threonine 0.46mg Fast food
Isoleucine 0.642mg Fast food
Leucine 1.13mg Fast food
Lysine 0.785mg Fast food
Methionine 0.306mg Fast food
Phenylalanine 0.67mg Fast food
Valine 0.728mg Fast food
Histidine 0.402mg Fast food
Cholesterol 35mg 33mg Fast food
Trans Fat 0.08g 0.514g Fish sandwich
Saturated Fat 1.949g 4.493g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DHA 0.064g 0.001g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - EPA 0.029g 0.005g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - DPA 0.003g 0.009g Fast food
Monounsaturated Fat 2.595g 4.835g Fast food
Polyunsaturated fat 6.257g 1.68g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g 0.003g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.561g 1.391g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.023g 0.004g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - ALA 0.489g 0.121g Fish sandwich
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g 0g Fish sandwich
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g 0.009g Fast food

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fish sandwich Fast food
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
28%
Fish sandwich
43%
Fast food
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
40%
Fish sandwich
54%
Fast food

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.35g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.544g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fish sandwich
Fish sandwich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fast food
Fast food contains less Sodium (difference - 271mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fast food
Fast food is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fast food
Fast food is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fish sandwich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170296/nutrients
  2. Fast food - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170693/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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